Being around certain people could trigger the drinking “learning” in the brain that encourages people to drink more. Photo: Alamy

Why drinking alcohol leads to more drinking: the brain changes discovered by US researchers

  • Changes in the brain that occur after drinking can make people want to drink more when they’re in certain places or with certain people, study reveals
  • Findings could lead to drugs being made to treat addiction that target specific areas of the brain that alcohol affects
Topic |   Wellness
Being around certain people could trigger the drinking “learning” in the brain that encourages people to drink more. Photo: Alamy
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